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CM or RCM?

What are the differences between the Royal Conservatory of Music (RCM) music exam and the California-based Certificate of Merit (CM)? Learn about them both here.

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Yiyi Ku Sep 22, 2018 Methods and Exams
Tax Tips for Musicians

Most music teachers and performers are at least partly self-employed, and this income needs to be filed on a Schedule C form. Learn how to do that here.

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Ed Pearlman Mar 27, 2018 Studio Management
Making a Medley of Melodies

gs. I can’t pick!” Yep, I have students who simply cannot choose only one favorite for their recital. When this happens, I might show them ways to make a medley. Here’s how to do it.

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Robin Steinweg Nov 28, 2016 Inspiration